Category: Pets

John Mikesell

Column: Canine CPR and other pet answers

As I promised last time, some more things about your dog that you might want to know: • Can dogs get sunburn? The short answer is yes they can. That is why you should...

A hint of antifreeze can cause major problems

A hint of antifreeze can cause major problems

Winter weather is almost here, and Halloween has past, but there is probably some left-over Halloween candy around. What I am getting at is there will be lots of dangerous items around over the...

Fighting parvo is worth the battle

Fighting parvo is worth the battle

Commentary by Lisa Beals Lucky Lab Rescue is known for saving literally hundreds of dogs’ lives every year. They vet them and assess their temperament before placing them in foster homes and eventually their...

Proper nail care is more than aesthetic

Proper nail care is more than aesthetic

If you hear a “click, click, click” as your dog walks across the floor, chances are he needs a good nail trim. Nail trims, or “pawdicures,” are often an afterthought in the care of...

Riding in cars with dogs

Riding in cars with dogs

It is that time of the year, and things are finally beginning to heat up. We must be ever vigilant about our pets (and kids, too) and leaving them in the car when the...

Learn how to properly use the correct collar

Learn how to properly use the correct collar

If you are a pet parent who is known through the neighborhood as being dragged down the street by your dog, you may be considering a head collar for your pet. The two better-known...

Golf outing with a canine twist

Golf outing with a canine twist

Prairie View Golf Club in Carmel will be the site of the Indiana Canine Assistant Network’s 10th annual golf outing fundraiser on June 27. Each year, ICAN invites golfers of all abilities to come...